This week in children's apps features an adventure with a penguin family, as the parents raise the baby penguin until he is old enough to learn to swim; Roxie's Doors takes players on an interactive search with 3D lift the flap features and over 90 hidden objects; Five Little Monkeys with Nothing to Do is an interactive storybook following the monkeys' adventures in preparation for their grandmother's visit by cleaning and getting food ready.
Publisher: Oceanhouse Media, Inc.
Release date: July 19, 2011
Background: A story about the Humboldt Penguin family teaching Baby Penguin how to survive--Mother and Father care for Baby Penguin when he hatches, feeding him fish, keeping him warm, and protecting him from danger. As Baby Penguin gets older, he must learn to swim.
Features: Glossary of interesting facts about Humboldt penguins, professional narration, background audio and artwork for each scene. Individual words can be highlighted and can be zoomed in when touched. Features Read to Me, Read it Myself, and Auto Play.
Title: Roxie's Doors
Publisher: oc graphics
Release date: July 24, 2011
Background: Roxie Munro's award-winning children's book becomes a lift the flap 3D search bookFeatures: Players can read the book by themselves or be read to by the author, find and animate 90 hidden objects in the house, activate sounds. Tools for increasing vocabulary using search games. 3D hand-drawn graphics, tilt the screen to reveal hidden corners.
Publisher: Ocreanhouse Media, Inc.
Release date: July 26, 2011
Background: When the five little monkeys run out of things to do, mama gets their help to clean the house for Grandma Bessie's visit. They pick up their room, clean the floors, beat the rugs, and pick berries outside for dessert... but when Grandma Bessie arrives, the monkeys are in for a surprise.Features: Professional narration, background audio, high resolution artwork for every scene, picture/word association, pages pan & zoom to highlight artwork. Features Read to Me, Read it Myself, and Auto Play.